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How to Make a Wooden Speaker For Your Phone

This DIY speaker makes an attractive and rugged dance party companion.<p>Your iPhone's dinky speaker will suffice for speakerphone calls and listening to podcasts while you cook, but it's hardly adequate for properly enjoying music. Bluetooth portable speakers are a great solution, sure. But for …

Woodworking

The making of country ham

<i>This story was first published in January 2014.</i><p>Some people come and buy the uncured hams wholesale to cure themselves. The hams Turner processes go …

Housemade & Imported Charcuterie and Cheeses

It's quaint, it's local, it's delicious...what else could you ask for?! This laid back Bistro in South Congress will win you over with it's …

Game-changing Apple TV, cheaper gold Watch and an iPad keyboard all coming at iPhone 6s event

With all the leaks we’ve seen about next week’s big Apple event, it seems like the iPhone maker will not have that many surprises for the audience …

The 1-Page Financial Plan: 10 Tips for Getting What You Want From Life

Carl Richards is well-acquainted with money-mistakes — not only because of his work as a certified financial planner, but also because of his personal experience.<p>During the last housing bubble, Richards moved to a new city, was swept up by the frothy housing market and bought a $575,000 house — …

Personal Finance

This Farm In A Box Can Grow As Much Lettuce As An Acre Of Land

Who needs a green thumb when you have the CropBox, which grows your plants automatically, and can be adjusted with a smartphone.<p>For any would-be farmers who aren’t quite ready to move to the country and commit to years of back-breaking labor, here’s another option: Now you can rent a farm in a …

Aquaponics

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even …

Small Business

Save 83% On The Complete Arduino Starter Kit & Course Bundle [Deals]

Explore the world of electronics with 25 hours of training and everything that you need to start assembling your very own circuits! Start building your own robot, light sensor, and more today!<p>For a limited time, get the Complete Arduino Starter Kit & Course Bundle at 83% off, just $84.99, at Cult …

Arduino

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

Meditation

LED Lights Are The Future Of Urban Farming—At Least If Philips Has Anything To Say About It

The lighting giant is among those building out a city farming division, preparing to fuel the vertical farms of the future.<p>Forty-five minutes outside Chicago, there is a warehouse. From the outside, this warehouse is like any other. Inside, however, instead of crates and boxes, it contains stacks …

Aquaponics

Solar-Powered Membrane Separates Water Into Hydrogen and Oxygen Without Exploding

Taking a leaf out of leaves' playbook<p>Hydrogen powered cars are slowly accelerating in popularity with boosts from infrastructure development and car manufacturers. But getting eco-friendly hydrogen is still a bit of a challenge. Right now, a lot of hydrogen is produced through mixing steam and …

Red velvet cake recipe

The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York shares the recipe for its legendary red velvet cake<p><b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><br>3 ounces (or 85g) dark chocolate, chopped<br>2 cups (or 400g) granulated sugar<br>4 large eggs<br>1 ½ cups (or 450ml) vegetable oil<br>1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract<br>2 cups (or 220g) plain flour<br>2 ¼ …

Dessert

Vermont farms monitor storage conditions by cellphone

CRAFTSBURY, Vt. (AP) — Temperature fluctuations can shorten the growing season for farmers, and the worry doesn't stop when crops are stored inside for winter sales, as a drop or spikes can ruin what's meant for market.<p>For years, growers would have to walk into coolers or other storage spots to …

Farming